fatherhood

I’m proud to say that I’ve finally joined the masses of people blown away by comedic mastermind Jordan Peele’s thriller Get Out. I’ve never been a horror movie fan but from the time I saw the trailer, I knew that it wasn’t going to be the typical stab and slash flick. From the beginning of […]

In a day and age where black men are disproportionately portrayed as criminals, absentee dads and all things negative, Kierra Sheard is celebrating her father. In a sweet Instagram post that gave us all the feels, the singer touted the virtues of Bishop J. Drew Sheard, just ahead of his birthday. “Would you like to […]

In a new segment entitled “Mr. Griffin,” GRIFF speaks up from his serious side. In this message, he asks that men refrain from blaming their behaviors and actions on how they were raised, especially when it comes to fatherhood. GRIFF even opens up about the fact that he has witnessed negativity in his family, including […]

Marvin Sapp’s 2007 record-breaking single “Never Would Have Made It“ is a testament that can be applied to the Gospel singer’s transition into life as a single dad. Since the death of his wife, MaLinda, in 2010 due to complications from colon cancer, Sapp’s journey as a single father has been both “challenging and rewarding.” He […]

Pastor Luis (“Louie”) grew up in a neglectful, chaotic and impoverished home in Waukegan, Ilinois, just north of Chicago.  Louie and his two other siblings had different fathers. “Although my father was a pretty good man, he didn’t father me,” says Louie.  “When we have no guidence in our lives, we experience the fear, insecurity, […]

Ali has been in and out of the hospital a few times recently, once for pneumonia and another time for a urinary tract infection after he was discovered unresponsive in bed.

Omar Epps, actor and poet, is shining a bright light on a critical issue that he believes is responsible for increased child poverty and high…

There’s nothing funnier than what happens when two or more thugged-out looking guys walk past each other with babies. Throw in all the infant care…

My one-year-old son Liam and I have rough-housed since he was an infant, so it was no surprise that recently when he got angry with…

Since the tragic death of his wife, Carlos Morales and his quadruplets have captured the hearts of America. In a recent interview with People, Morales dished on…

For an Arizona father, what he first described as the “best day” of his life quickly took a turn for the worse when his wife died…

Several years ago, I saw Iyanla Vanzant come to speak to an audience in Brooklyn and she mesmerized the mostly African-American female crowd. She spoke…